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versus the dollar on speculation that u.s. lawmakers will reach a deal on the fiscal cliff. why that makes the euro so much stronger, you know, the euro hit intraday high of 1.3238, it is up 1.6% so far this month alone against the greenback. homebuilder confidence jumping to its highest level in more than six and a half years in december. the national association of homebuilder index posting its climbing 2 points to 47 this , month. a lot of optimism today. david: and we have the numbers from oracle. they are out. adam shapiro has been parsing through he numbers. adam: investors will be pleased with oracle. revenue of 9.1 billion, up 3%. and the street was expecting 9.02 billion. one thing i want to tell you from the press release, they are saying that cloud software subscriptions revenues were up 17% to 2.4 billion. and that's one of the things that investors are really paying attention to as oracle goes into that space. david: that is one of the things they are pushing most heavily into. adam, hank you very much. let's get reacts from the chicago mercantile exchange. larry,
just for next year alone. since 92 the u.s. has spent nearly 24 billion dollars on wind energy, but get this, it hasn't gotten any cheaper, not a penny. it is still one of the most expensive ways to get energy. so we will be discussing that. let's check the big board. we're up 27, 27, 28 points. again, it reached a high of up 35 points on the dow, a little earlier this morning. it pulled back from that and then is going modestly upward as well. we're not expecting big volume today, but we have big topics to talk about with our company: elizabeth macdonald, adam shapiro they are here. nicole petallides from the floor of the new york stock exchange. more signs of recovery in the housing sector. the case shiller home price index up more than 4% compared to last year. so nicole, how are the homebuilder stocks doing? nicole: right, it is interesting when we take a look at the numbers. let's look at the stocks. they are doing quite well, for lennar, up over 1%. then's on a -- and that's on a day where the dow is just virtually 2/10 higher so -- percent. so pulte group, toll brothers also gain
before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. ♪ lou: breaking news. u.s. officials confirmed that the egyptian authorities have detained a man who has been described variously as, perhaps, an alleged ringleader of an egyptian terrorist network linked to the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the united states ambassador and three other americans were killed. also tonight, egyptian president urging national dialogue still, but moving forward with his referendum on an islamist back to constitution. the new york times bureau chief in cairo, david kirkpatrick insisting that the muslim brotherhood is not, and i do ," not violent by nature and have come over the last couple of decades, you off more and more into a moderate conservative but religious moderate regular old political force. well, joining us now is jonathan chancellor, former counter-terrorism analyst, current vice president of research for the foundation for defense of democracy, and it is good to have you with us. your reaction to kirkpatrick's description. >> let me first say that the
. accounting for 5% of u.s. gdp. if not for you guys were with this all come from? >> well, the fact is that the charitable does not get all this money for individuals. it's about 12% of its money from the private sector. it raises fees for service and get government funding as well. a combination of what they did. what worries us about this charitable deduction is that people are thinking that this is about rich people. it's not about rich people. that is a wonderful tradition in america. almost a hundred years ago congress decided and his wisdom that they went to encourage rebel to give more. they stimulate giving by creating a charitable deduction. it works. i will be stop making it work? >> stacey, to you. we also have some facts about what this will actually cost. if there were no churl deductions the cost of cherries would be some 7 billion per year the expectation that annual giving would drop by 36 percent. what would this cause the american society? talk to me about the services, the work that would not get done . >> well, you have to understand that if there is a cap at 28%
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